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Saturday, June 26, 2010

Teaser from my Book: Feed back needed :D

(my crappy cover design lol)
Hey all I want to get your opinions on my story so here is the first chapter of my Story called:
The Brother's Montague: Falias

- it's the story of four bothers who were torn apart by greed. In this chapter you get to meet the eldest brother, Donnagan.

- please give feed back, I would really apreciate it.

Chapter One
Donnagan came to a stop in front of a large door that was as red as flames and that stood out like a beacon against the pure white walls that surrounded its frame. It was a tall door rather large for the woman that resided behind its hinges. Donnagan ran his hand through his black hair that stood out against the stark whiteness of his surroundings, his movements calculated almost robotic in style. He moved with a sense of purpose almost like his body wasn’t attached to his mind. Donnagan was feared. Feared for what he had no control over.
The captive in Donnagan’s arms moved for the first time since Donnagan had captured him. Donnagan set him down. The human swayed on the spot slowly taking the hood off his head.
“Where am I?” the human asked fear evident in his voice.
“No where you need to know,” was all Donnagan said turning the human back towards the door.
The boy, he had abducted, was in his mid to late teen years and a very nice looking human, even for Donnagan’s taste. He was almost as tall as Donnagan with white blonde hair, almond brown eyes, and pouty lips.
There was no point in delaying the inevitable any longer. Donnagan pushed open the red doors and stepped inside.
“My, what took you so long?”
She was lying on her bed clearly naked under the white silk blanket. Her red hair was vibrant against the white of her skin and the white of the bed beneath her. Her lips were a rosy red, her breast formed small lumps under the silk like two rolling hills standing over a field of ice. Fiona had the demeanor of an ancient goddess. A woman who knew she was beautiful, one that knew just how to hold her body in a way that made most males want to fall at her feet.
She eyed Donnagan and beckoned him to come forward. Her eyes followed him and then feel on the male human body she had coveted and now would make hers.
“He is beautiful isn’t he,” Fiona sat up in the bed.
Donnagan looked away as the blanket feel off her milky white chest. Donnagan knew all too well what those breasts felt like; he had touched them so many times, they where soft and plump and felt good in his hand, and Donnagan hated that. Though Donnagan hated her with every fiber of his being he had to admit that the Northern Queen was a very beautiful woman.
“Get him ready for me Donny undress him for me,” Fiona whispered seductively.
Her eyes where gleaming with lust as she watched her favorite toy work.
Donnagan started with the boy’s shirt slowly pulling it up over the boy’s head.
“Hey man what gives?”
The human was fighting him but his movements where futile against Donnagan.
The boy’s pants where next. Donnagan pulled them off slowly taking his time just like Fiona wanted. He had done this same routine for her so many times during his captivity that he had learned to tune the situation out all together. The human had gone limp. Donnagan assumed that it was a defense mechanism for them. They must think that if they stayed still nothing would happen to them. The idea almost made Donnagan laugh.
Fiona crawled to the edge of her bed. She was lying on her stomach her feet in the air her hands under her tilted head. Her eyes where alive and filled with lust as she watched Donnagan remove the boy’s boxers; wrapping his hands around the boy’s man hood.
“You play sport am I correct human?” she asked.
“Yes,” The boy gasped and he bucked his hips into Donnagan’s hands.
“What is the name of this sport you play it sounds just fascinating?”
She was playing with him, making him feel comfortable, and then like a spider to a fly she would strike.
“Foot ball,” the boy gasped.
The boy had his head on Donnagan’s shoulder, his face was flushed, his eyes glazed over with lust.
“He seems ready. Lay him on the bed,”
Donnagan obeyed his Queen. Picking up the boy and laying him on the bed.
“Now test him for me. I want to see you kiss him Donnagan, make sure he’s good enough for me,” Fiona watched as Donnagan lowered his lips to the boys.
“A good kisser isn’t he Evan?” Fiona ran a finger over Evan’s cheek.
Donnagan winced.
Evan moaned in response and bucked his hips up into Donnagan’s. Donnagan could feel his body betraying his mind, his heart as he felt pleasure rolling over his body.
Let me leave please, just let me leave.
“Let me see,” Fiona said and Donnagan lifted his face, his lips swollen.
Fiona bent over the human and examined the boy’s swollen lips tracing them with her long red nails.
“Perfect, you may go now,”
She bent over the boy to kiss Donnagan on the lips.
“Yes my Queen,”
Donnagan stood and walked back outside of the room. Closing the red doors behind him he fell against the doors letting his body slide to the floor, his head in his hands. Some times Donnagan envied the humans that came into Falias, they had a quick and painless ending to their momentary sufferings, that Donnagan would never be given.
He had not been born into Falias but into Bryn, a no man’s land between the four kingdoms, with his mother Liana and his brothers: Aiden, Arian Apollo and Dimitri. They had been a happy family living up on their secluded mountain top with no worries of the warring queens, until tragedy struck.
The day the queens arrived had been a beautiful morning. The sun was high in the sky, the birds where chirping away in the distance; the rivers that ran throughout the clearing of their home were loud with the splashing of small Fay children. Donnagan had been playing by his black horse, Aithon, when he noticed his mother talking to what he believed to be the most beautiful woman, besides his mother, he’d ever seen.
His twin, Aiden, a slightly shorter red haired blue eyed version of his one minute older brother, was playing with the mud that had collected next to the flowing stream and was molding it in his tiny hands, when he too noticed the four women.
“Who are they?”
He had stopped making his muddy pieces of art and was staring intently at the four women.
“No idea but Mama seems to like them,” Donnagan said as his mother hugged the woman in white.
Their mother gave a stifled gasp and fell to her knees, in front of the four beautiful women, her arms out stretched before her like she was begging. The woman in white merrily smiled and turned to look at Donnagan. A weird feeling come over Donnagan’s body: a feeling of pure bliss. Her elegant and sweet voice was speaking to Donnagan with such emotion and silky elegance that he looked up and met the white woman’s icy gaze.
“Come to me Donnagan, become mine own,”
Aithon neighed loudly and started to kick the dirt with his hooves, his nostrils flared, and he shook his large head back in forth in great agitation.
Donnagan didn’t realizing he had moved until he was mere inches from the woman. The woman bent down to the young boy’s level and she smiled and ran a hand over his cheek. Her hands felt like the first winters snow; cold and inviting like a lily pod floating down the stream of hope. She ran her soft but powerful hands over his white shirt and shards of her cold pierced his skin making him shiver. He looked up into her beautiful face and saw that it had changed drastically. Now her sweat smile was up turned in an evil smirk. Her eyes filled with the type of glee only someone purely evil could have.
She stood suddenly and whipped out a long silver staff pointing it at Donnagan.
“Bind his body, bind his life, to my soul forever to be my own,” her voice was like her body beautiful yet evil. Donnagan convulsed with pain as coldness, he could not explain to himself, filled his small body like a festering winter storm.
The white woman continued to speak.
“Let him grow, let him age, father of time age this child to a man that is of age,”
Wind and ice swirled around Donnagan encasing him in a tight cocoon that lifted him up into the air; cradling him in its cold embrace. He couldn’t see the world around him but he could hear his brother’s screams of terror below him and he could feel the pain. His very bones where breaking inside of his body as they grew and were misshapen. The spell molding his body, elongating it, and Donnagan could feel his mind grow and age- knowledge he didn’t understand filling his mind. The pain suddenly stopped and he was turned up right and lowered down onto the ground.
Donnagan opened his eyes.
The world was lower than he remembered and the white woman was standing before him her slight hand on her hip.
The White Queen walked around Donnagan. She examined his now strong arms and chest, he was a man now – no longer a child.
“Oh sisters isn’t he just a darling,” Fiona ran her nails along his chest for he was naked, his old clothing so small that had torn away from his body during the change.
Her sisters merely nodded.
“What have you done to me,” Donnagan gasped his voice was deep so unlike his own. He could hear his mother sob next to him.
“I have taken what is mine; you belong to me, now we must be going. I have things to which I need to attend,” the queen winked down at the sobbing woman at her feet.
“My horse,” Donnagan murmured.
“My horse, can I please keep my horse?” Donnagan begged.
The queen looked out into the field where the black horse was staring her down, its nostrils flaring and his leg kicking up dirt.
“Call him over,” she said.
A small sense of happiness filled Donnagan.
“Aithon here boy,” Donnagan called.
The horse hesitated but came none the less to stand at Donnagan’s side.
“Let’s go home,” The queen held out her hand for Donnagan to help her onto Aithon’s back.
“I am home,” Donnagan whispered.
The queen raised her hand and struck him hard across the face.
Aiden screamed.
“Mommy do something, stop them,” Aiden yelled.
Donnagan almost sighed in relief when he heard his brother’s small child like voice. His hopes where thwarted when another queen, this one was like summer, tightened her grip on Aiden head who interned whimpered.
“This is no longer your home, I forbid you from ever speaking to your brothers.” The queen smiled wickedly and squeezed Donnagan’s cheeks together. “Understand?”
Donnagan nodded, his voice was gone.
“For sakes at least clothe him” Liana cried out.
Donnagan wanted nothing more than to hold his mother one last time and seeing her like this was more than he could bear.
The queen clapped her hands and a white shirt and grey pant covered Donnagan’s naked body. “There he’s clothed, now lead me home,”
That had been the start of Donnagan’s own personal hell. The years between then and the present seemed like an eternity. He couldn’t even remember what his mother looked like, though he could remember the sound of her voice and that she always smelled of lavender. Donnagan doubted if he would even recognize his brothers after so many years.
Donnagan sighed, stood, and started walking towards the only place in Falias he felt save, the stables. Where his beloved horse, the very same horse that had had all those years ago, Aithon would be waiting for him.
“Hey boy,” he said when he walked inside Aithon’s stall.
He ran his hands over the horse’s strong black neck, savoring his moments with Aithon that wasn’t evolving him stealing a human for Fiona. Donnagan felt his hands start to shake against Aithon’s silk like fur and then his knees gave out. He fell to the ground, a scream of devastation on his lips, and in that moment he felt the same fear, loneliness, and loss that he had felt on the day that everything was stolen from him.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday: The Iron Witch

The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney

Release: Febuary 1st 2011

Good point: it will come out in paper back (according to good reads)

From Good Reads:
Freak. That’s what they called seventeen year-old Donna Underwood in high school after a horrific fey attack that killed her father when she was just a child. Her injuries and rehabilitation resulted in magically enhanced strength, thanks to the iron tattoos branding her hands and arms. As a child of the alchemists, she is both blessed and cursed with a magical heritage that doesn't leave much room for boys, parties and homework.

Now, after ten years of wishing for a normal life, she finally has to accept her role in the centuries-old war against the darkest outcasts of Faerie: the Dark Elves. Aided by a gorgeous half-fey dropout, Donna must race to save her best friend’s life - even if it means betraying one of the world’s greatest secrets and confronting the very thing that destroyed her family.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Teaser Tuesday close kin

This weeks teaser Tuesday is Close Kin by Clare B Dunkle

Sadly I have no pick, as my computer is one again messed up and no one has uploaded the cover on photobucket :(

Page 52-
I never kept his heart anywhere, and he didn't decide to find an elf! If you want the truth he asked to marry me

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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Review: The Awakening

GoodReads Summary

If you had met me a few weeks ago, you probably would have described me as an average teenage girl—someone normal. Now my life has changed forever and I'm as far away from normal as it gets. A living science experiment—not only can I see ghosts, but I was genetically altered by a sinister organization called the Edison Group. What does that mean? For starters, I'm a teenage necromancer whose powers are out of control; I raise the dead without even trying. Trust me, that is not a power you want to have. Ever.

Now I'm running for my life with three of my supernatural friends—a charming sorcerer, a cynical werewolf, and a disgruntled witch—and we have to find someone who can help us before the Edison Group finds us first. Or die trying.

wow, I loved this book just as much as I loved The Summoning. The story starts off were book one left off: Chloe, Tori, and Rae have been captured by the Edison Group. Both Chloe and the Group are depsret to find the boys, Derek and Simon (for two very different reasons) Chloe's cunning and smarts were a real enduring feature, and I actually started likinf Tori. Each angle and each turn of the story was so entertaining. The times with Simon and Chloe were so sweet but the Deerk scenes are... well lets justs say I'm team Derek ;D

I hope to read The Reckoning really soon.

Have you read this book? What did you think?


In my Mail Box!!!!!

I got :
13 to Life by Shannon Delany
Deathwish by Rob Thurman
A Preview of Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce
A Blue so Dark by Holly Schindler (the cover feels soo cool)
The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
The Good Faeries of New York by Martin Millar

I was so excited when I found 13 to Life, its one of the books I wanted soo bad, sadly I couldn't find SEA though :(
but that I'll order online!!! When I get more money that is ;D
so what books did you get this week, or lately, comment bellow and let me know

Saturday, June 19, 2010

What books are on my Wish List?


All her life, Breena had always dreamed about fairies as though she lived among them...beautiful fairies living among mortals and living in Feyland. In her dreams, he was always there the breathtakingly handsome but dangerous Winter Prince, Kian, who is her intended. When Breena turns sixteen, she begins seeing fairies and other creatures mortals don t see. Her best friend Logan, suddenly acts very protective. Then she sees Kian, who seems intent on finding her and carrying her off to Feyland. That's fine and all, but for the fact that humans rarely survive a trip to Feyland, a kiss from a fairy generally means death to the human unless that human has fairy blood in them or is very strong, and although Kian seemed to be her intended, he seems to hate her and wants her dead.


Mackie Doyle seems like everyone else in the perfect little town of Gentry, but he is living with a fatal secret - he is a Replacement, left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago. Now the creatures under the hill want him back, and Mackie must decide where he really belongs and what he really wants.

A month ago, Mackie might have told them to buzz off. But now, with a budding relationship with tough, wounded, beautiful Tate, Mackie has too much to lose. Will love finally make him worthy of the human world?

Cheerleader Isobel Lanley is horrified when she is paired with Varen Nethers for an English project, which is due—so unfair—on the day of the rival game. Cold and aloof, sardonic and sharp-
tongued, Varen makes it clear he’d rather not have anything to do with her either. But when Isobel discovers strange writing in his journal, she can’t help but give this enigmatic boy with the piercing eyes another look.

Soon, Isobel finds herself making excuses to be with Varen. Steadily pulled away from her friends and her possessive boyfriend, Isobel ventures deeper and deeper into the dream world Varen has created through the pages of his notebook, a realm where the terrifying stories of Edgar Allan Poe come to life.

As her world begins to unravel around her, Isobel discovers that dreams, like words, hold more power than she ever imagined, and that the most frightening realities are those of the mind. Now she must find a way to reach Varen before he is consumed by the shadows of his own nightmares.

His life depends on it.

Mieradome, revolves around a young girl named Amavia, who believes she is a human girl, but slowly comes to find she is a faery in the world of Mieradome. Amavia's mother, Anastasica, had taken her out of the faery realm and hidden her away here in our human realm, so that she may be protected from her parents' past mistakes. But that was not enough, the forces that be found Amavia, and brought her back into the cosmos of the Grandmother Tree. There she meets other faeries, goblins, Telkar dragons, and Utopisols. Slowly who Amavia really was began to unravel to show the truth. The truth, that she just may be the evil they need to destroy. This is where the story begins.

Nothing much happens in the sleepy town of Venus Cove. But everything changes when three angels are sent from heaven to protect the town against the gathering forces of darkness: Gabriel, the warrior; Ivy, the healer; and Bethany, a teenage girl who is the least experienced of the trio. They work hard to conceal their true identity and, most of all, their wings. But the mission is threatened when the youngest angel, Bethany, is sent to high school and falls in love with the handsome school captain, Xavier Woods. Will she defy the laws of Heaven by loving him? Things come to a head when the angels realize the

y are not the only supernatural power in Venus Cove. There′s a new kid in town and he′s charming, seductive and
deadly. Worst of all, he′s after Beth.

In the Society, Officials decide. Who you love. Where you work. When you die.
Cassia has always trusted their choices. It’s barely any price to pay for a long life, the perfect job, the ideal mate. So when her best friend appears on the Matching screen, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is the one . . . until she sees another face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. Now Cassia is faced with impossible choices: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she’s known and a path no one else has ever dared follow—between perfection and passion.

Friday, June 18, 2010

Target by Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson.

Today's review on on Target by Kathleen Jeffrie Johnson.


Why had the men chosen him? What had they seen about him that said, I’m your target?
Savagely violated by two strangers, 16-year-old Grady West retreats into a deep silence. Everything about the life he knew fades away. He switches to a new school and stops calling his old friends. He can’t talk to his family. As fear and doubt and memories of his horrible experience take over his head, Grady can’t even eat. But there are those around him who can see beyond his silence and want to know who he really is. As Grady struggles to climb out of the pain and recover from his trauma, he begins to connect with people who show him that life is still worth living.

I found this book at the library and read it in one night. Grady's story is sad but up lifting. A boy who at only 16 years old was beaten, raped, and left for dead has to learn to get back up. You can really see the struggle in Grady as he leaves his old school for a new one in order to escape the demons of that night. I liked how his confidence grew and the book progressed and how he started opening up to the people who cared about him. The character Jess was very funny, something Grady defently needed. I recomend this book, but beware of the mature sistuation that Grady is put into.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday- Beautiful Darkness

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking The Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This Week's Pick: Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia and Margarett Stohl

Hits Shelves: Oct 12th 2010

Ethan Wate used to think of Gatlin, the small Southern town he had always called home, as a place where nothing ever changed. Then he met mysterious newcomer Lena Duchannes, who revealed a secret world that had been hidden in plain sight all along. A Gatlin that harbored ancient secrets beneath its moss-covered oaks and cracked sidewalks. A Gatlin where a curse has marked Lena's family of powerful supernaturals for generations. A Gatlin where impossible, magical, life-altering events happen.

Sometimes life-ending.

Together they can face anything Gatlin throws at them, but after suffering a tragic loss, Lena starts to pull away, keeping secrets that test their relationship. And now that Ethan's eyes have been opened to the darker side of Gatlin, there's no going back. Haunted by strange visions only he can see, Ethan is pulled deeper into his town's tangled history and finds himself caught up in the dangerous network of underground passageways endlessly crisscrossing the South, where nothing is as it seems.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Teaser Tuesday: The Awakening and Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Today's Teaser Tuesday is Lord of the Rings and The Awakening.

Book one: The Awakeining by Kelley Armstrong:

They played God and they Failed, and I think what they were really scared of wasn't that we'd hurt people but that other supernaturals would find out what the'd done. So they killed their failures, leaving only the successes

Book two: Fellowship of the Ring
Have you often been to Rivendell?" said Frodo.
I have," said Strider. "I dwelt there once, and still return when I may. There my heart is; but it is not my fate to sit in peace, even in the fair house of Elrond"
What are you reading? Comment bellow and let me know

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Review: The Summoning

Synopsis from GoodReads:
After years of frequent moves following her mother’s death, Chloe Saunders’s life is finally settling down. She is attending art school, pursuing her dreams of becoming a director, making friends, meeting boys. Her biggest concern is that she’s not developing as fast as her friends are. But when puberty does hit, it brings more than hormone surges. Chloe starts seeing ghosts–everywhere, demanding her attention. After she suffers a breakdown, her devoted aunt Lauren gets her into a highly recommended group home.

At first, Lyle House seems a pretty okay place, except for Chloe’s small problem of fearing she might be facing a lifetime of mental illness. But as she gradually gets to know the other kids at the home–charming Simon and his ominous, unsmiling brother Derek, obnoxious Tori, and Rae, who has a “thing” for fire–Chloe begins to realize that there is something that binds them all together, and it isn’t your usual “problem kid” behaviour. And together they discover that Lyle House is not your usual group home either

Why did I wait so long to read this book? The Summoning is an amazing read, from the very beginning I felt for Chloe. She is fifteen years old girl who is just trying to be normal (and get that oh so wonderful time of the month) when she sees a ghost. Sent away to a mental hospital for teens she meets some very interesting characters. I’ll start with my least favorite: Tori. For most of the book Tori annoyed me she seems like the stereotypical rich girl, but from what I’ve heard I’ll give her a chance. Rae is a fun character and a good bit of comic relief. Now Simon and Derek, I have to say that I love Simon. He’s such a sweet heart. Derek though, he calls to my inner bad boy love radar. There’s something about Derek that makes him so appealing to me. I loved the story from start to finish; I was so mad that it ended on a cliff hanger though that just means a trip to the library or bookstore in the coming week. I give this book an A+

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

WOW: Shadow Hills

Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus
Release Date: July 13th 2010
good reads:

His love captivated her... his secrets might kill her.

Since her sister’s mysterious death, Persephone “Phe” Archer has been plagued by a series of disturbing dreams. Determined to find out what happened to her sister, Phe enrolls at Devenish Prep in Shadow Hills, Massachusetts—the subject of her sister’s final diary entry.

After stepping on campus, Phe immediately realizes that there’s something different about this place—an unexplained epidemic that decimated the town in the 1700s, an ancient and creepy cemetery, and gorgeous boy Zach—and somehow she’s connected to it all.

But the more questions she asks and the deeper she digs, the more entangled Phe becomes in the haunting past of Shadow Hills. Finding what links her to this town…might cost her her life.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Got Books? July 2010

Yes, this year I will be partcipating in GOT BOOKS
July 2010. This is a two day event starting on July 23
and ending on July 24th. I'll be giving away some great prizes to some lucky winners. And I won't be the only one either: many of many book bloggers will be having similar contest as well on the same day. So be sure to check back here on July 23 for the contest!!!!!

To find out more:

Monday, June 7, 2010

teaser Tuesday: The Summoning

It’s that time of week again, everyone, and time for the Tuesday Teaser.
Again the reminder of what this is all about. We are asked to:

1.Grab your current read.
2.Let the book fall open to a random page.
3.Share two teaser sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
4.Share the title of the book that the “teaser” comes from, so people can find the book if they like the teaser.
5.And again remember – avoid spoilers.

This weeks Teaser Tuesday comes from The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

"I can't win," he said. "You're as skittish as a kitten"
"So if you sneak up and announce yourself, that's going to startle me less than if you tap me on the shoulder?"
= page 178

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Marr Award's and Contest

Haven't Heard of the Marr Awards? Well then first go and click on the icon up there ^^ go on click it.
You know now good, now VOTE FOR ME!!!
Now why should you all vote for little old me? Well because, you should (don't worry I won't be runny for governer anytime soon). But I do love to win things, especially dealing with things I love and I love the Wicked Lovely series and my wonderful Rathers. Now I'm going to be giving away a copy of Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater, BUT, if I win then I'll either add another book to the contest or well we'll see ;)
so what am I nominated for:
Best Video (Fandom) : TeamPotter03
Best Art 2D visual : Loony
Most Wall Worthy Rather: LoonyMoonyy

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday- Halo by Alexandra Adornetto

From Good reads:
Three angels are sent down to bring good to the world: Gabriel, the warrior; Ivy, the healer; and Bethany, a teenage girl who is the least experienced of the trio. But she is the most human, and when she is romantically drawn to a mortal boy, the angels fear she will not be strong enough to save anyone—especially herself—from the Dark Forces.

Is love a great enough power against evil?

release date: September 14th 2010

First of all the cover is beautiful, and despite what people say a beautiful cover does help alot. Most of all I want this book because I'm a sucker for forbidden love and that this author was only 13 years old when she got published, that is an amazing thing. very inspiring, can't wait to read this

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Teaser Tuesday City of Bones

It’s that time of week again, everyone, and time for the Tuesday Teaser.
Again the reminder of what this is all about. We are asked to:

1.Grab your current read.
2.Let the book fall open to a random page.
3.Share two teaser sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
4.Share the title of the book that the “teaser” comes from, so people can find the book if they like the teaser.
5.And again remember – avoid spoilers.

This weeks Teaser Tuesday comes from City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Where's Simon?" Clary Interupted.
Isabelle wobbled. "He's a rat," she said darkly.
Did he do something to you?" Alec was full of brotherly concern. " Did he touch you? If he tried anything-
"No, Alec," Isabelle said irritably. "Not like that. He's a rat"

~page 311

Review: The Gardener by S.A.Boden

Mason has never known his father, but longs to. All he has of him is a DVD of a man whose face is never seen, reading a children’s book. One day, on a whim, he plays the DVD for a group of comatose teens at the nursing home where his mother works. One of them, a beautiful girl, responds. Mason learns she is part of a horrible experiment intended to render teenagers into autotrophs—genetically engineered, self-sustaining life-forms who don’t need food or water to survive. And before he knows it, Mason is on the run with the girl, and wanted, dead or alive, by the mysterious mastermind of this gruesome plan, who is simply called the Gardener.

The concept of this book was great. With famine and hunger plaqueing our world its only a matter of time before we run out of food, or so according to the scientist at TroyDyn. The story follows Mason as he tried to save a mysterious girl from something not even he can understand. The story was complelling at times extreamly shocking. I was very suprised by the originality and sciencefiction of this story, and normally I'm not really into science fiction.